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No, The Bernanke Fed Has
Not Ignited a Market Rally

Real Clear Markets, by John Tamny

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 2/12/2013 1:17:36 PM

With stock market indices having crawled back to all-time highs, highs previously attained 13 years ago, there´s been the predictable talk about a Federal Reserve ignited rally. This absurd thinking populates a great deal of market commentary at the moment, not to mention that Fed Chairman Bernanke naturally believes it. Readers shouldn´t be fooled. The alleged logic underlying the above-mentioned presumption is that with all the dollars being created, they must have a place to go; the place being the stock market. Apologists for and at the Fed add on that the purpose of low rates is to force

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Reality check for the Obamaton cheerleaders.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/12/2013 1:32:22 PM     (No. 9172355)

The real growth stocks have been Ruger, Glock, Smith & Wesson, Remington and Colt. And yes, Bernanke, Obambi and Dem/socialist/fascist have been key to that rally!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wsdiego, 2/12/2013 2:04:37 PM     (No. 9172445)

Theirs only one way to ignite a market rally, drill babe drill!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: krause, 2/12/2013 3:52:08 PM     (No. 9172635)

When business gets threatened, like they are now, they contract and get lean. This leanness allows them to make money, in the short term. If the threats, from this anti-business administration, start hurting, their performance could go south. In any event they won´t be expanding their businesses and hiring people, meaning the economy won´t improve as you need people working, and spending, for that to happen.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/12/2013 3:56:03 PM     (No. 9172640)

If this run proves to be secular, then alchemy will be official US monetary policy for a thousand years.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: simple simon, 2/12/2013 5:01:23 PM     (No. 9172742)

The public sector - from the White House down to your local school board - owns an estimated 80 - 85% of the Dow in terms of equity investments, pensions, funds, etc.

We the people pay for these investments, but NEVER see the return. The deficit only accounts for the difference between annual taxes from people and businesses and what the government spends. They never count returns from investments in the market, currencies, land and mineral leases, fees and permits, etc. as revenue to offset what they spend.

Vampires is what these people are.

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